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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
306 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

CLEAR AND COLD CONDITIONS REMAINED ACROSS THE STATE OVERNIGHT.
EARLY MORNING READINGS  CLEAR AND COLD CONDITIONS WERE FOUND ACROSS
THE STATE ONCE AGAIN THIS MORNING. EARLY MORNING READINGS RANGED
FROM THE TEENS BELOW ZERO IN THE FAR NORTHEAST...TO MAINLY THE
SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO ELSEWHERE.

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TODAY.
A SOUTHERLY WIND AHEAD OF THE FEATURE WILL SPREAD CLOUDS EAST OVER
THE STATE DURING THE DAY.  BUT LATE AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...SOME
LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES COULD BE GENERATED BY THE SYSTEM. ANY
ACCUMULATION WILL REMAIN JUST A DUSTING TO ONE HALF INCH.  AFTERNOON
HIGHS WILL WARM,OUT AHEAD OF THE TROUGH...EVEN WITH CLOUDS
INCREASING.  READINGS SHOULD TOP OUT IN THE UPPER TEENS IN THE
COOLER SOUTHEAST TO THE MID 20S TO THE WEST.

THE SYSTEM EXITS TO THE EAST INTO SUNDAY MORNING.  THIS SHOULD TAKE
ANY SIGNIFICANT THREAT OF LIGHT SNOW WITH IT. LOWS TONIGHT WILL DROP
OFF TO THE SINGLE DIGITS NORTHWEST AND AROUND 10 ABOVE TO THE
SOUTHEAST.  HIGHS SUNDAY ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE IN THE 20S.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER FOR MONDAY WITH MORE
SUNSHINE...AND CLOUDS INCREASING LATE IN THE DAY.  THIS WILL BE OUT
AHEAD OF STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WHICH WILL AFFECT MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.  THE STORM WILL DEVELOP
OVER EASTERN COLORADO AND LIT NORTHEAST TOWARD SOUTHERN WISCONSIN
INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.  IT WILL STRENGTHEN SOME AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST.
SNOW WILL BE LIKELY OVER THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE STATE LATER
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.  SEVERAL INCHES ACCUMULATION APPEARS
LIKELY AT THIS TIME. IF THE STORM DEEPENS AS ADVERTISED...STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE STORM GENERATING BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT AS WELL.

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